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Project by ajshobby posted 09-25-2016 04:04 PM 1087 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my interpertation of the paul sellars cabinet from his wood working master classes. I badley needed more storage for my small shop so this was the result. Made from oak with oak plywood for the door panels. 5 coats of shelac then topped with johnsons furnature wax. Handles were made from a small piece of curley maple i had left over from another project. A complete reorganization of the shop happened because of this project and helped to improve my work flow. Thanks for looking.

AJ in Mpls MN.

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#1 posted 09-25-2016 04:36 PM

Love those curly maple handles!

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#2 posted 09-25-2016 05:57 PM

Very nice looking cabinet!

I am a big Paul Sellers fan too. I could watch his videos all day long. I learned so much from his videos and his website e.g. about using handplanes, sharpening chisels and plane irons, mortise and tenon joints,...

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 06:50 PM

Wish i had the time to practice more of the hand work. 40 year old pipefitter with a family = instead of dovetailed casework i used dominos for the main carcass. At some point when i have more time i will definately do more of pauls projects true to form but for now i can only do what time allows.

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#4 posted 09-26-2016 04:15 AM

Nice work, if you are like me now that you have re-organized everything it becomes an issue remembering where you put it….. LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 09-26-2016 04:33 PM

Really nice looking cabinet. Great job. I wish my shop looked like yours.

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#6 posted 09-27-2016 08:17 AM

Great looking shop storage:)

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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